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MPAA Budget Slashed In Half, Are They Dying?

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Last week the RIAA’s latest tax filing revealed that the music group has lost nearly half of its revenue because the music labels reduced their membership dues. This downward trend is not limited to the music business – the MPAA isn’t doing any better financially either. The most recent IRS...
MPAA Budget Slashed In Half, Are They Dying?

The tablet market is growing fast in China, and Apple's iPad has over 70% of sales

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China’s tablet market is seeing significant growth. In the third quarter alone, 2.6 million tablets were sold. That’s an astounding 62.5% year-over-year increase from only 1.6 million in the same quarter in 2011. Even more impressive is how dominant Apple is in this market. iPads took home 71.4% of sales,...
The tablet market is growing fast in China, and Apple's iPad has over 70% of sales

The average app developer 'earns £70k a year'. But hold the champagne...

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Recruitment agency says 'the app economy is serious business' but there may be a serious shakeout aheadAt a time of considerable uncertainty for the global economy, some good news! "The average annual pay for 'app' developers has shot up 27% in just the last 12 months to an average of...
The average app developer 'earns £70k a year'. But hold the champagne...

Adzuna turns one-year-old, and opens its data for UK jobseekers to see salary trends by industry

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Classified ads search engine Adzuna launched for the UK market a year ago this week. Just to recap, the website aggregates job, property and car ads from hundreds of sources, letting users search and filter them on a single interface. We last caught up with Adzuna back in February, when it...
Adzuna turns one-year-old, and opens its data for UK jobseekers to see salary trends by industry
10 Top-Paying Tech Companies For Designers
Twitter's down ... and it has cost the economy $1 billion already?
Game developer salaries are flat despite rise of new platforms

The 25 Best-Paying Tech Companies Of 2012 (AAPL, FB, MSFT, GOOG)

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We've already determined which companies have the best workplaces this year. Now let's get down to business: which of them pay the best?  Well, it's really not surprising that some of the most popular software companies among engineers and developers also pay the best. With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a...
The 25 Best-Paying Tech Companies Of 2012 (AAPL, FB, MSFT, GOOG)

Foxconn Allegedly Replacing Human Workers With Robots

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Foxconn has been planning to buy 1 million robots to replace human workers and it looks like that change, albeit gradual, is about to start. The company is allegedly paying $25,000 per robot – about three times a worker’s average salary – and they will replace humans in assembly tasks....
Foxconn Allegedly Replacing Human Workers With Robots

The 23 Happiest Companies In America

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There's more to life than the soul-sucking 9 to 5. At some companies people are actually happy. CareerBliss identified the happiest companies in America based on thousands of employee reviews and ratings. "Bliss" scores were based on factors including "work-life balance, one's relationship with their boss and co-workers, their...
The 23 Happiest Companies In America
How to Talk Your Boss Into Your Next Raise: Here Are The NYC Startups with the Highest Average Salaries

The Happiest Companies In Tech

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CareerBliss has released its list of the ten happiest companies in tech. If you're on the hunt for a new tech job and want to surround yourself with shiny happy people, consider sending your resume to one of these workplaces.10. Advanced Micro Devices AMD is a major semiconductor company based...
The Happiest Companies In Tech
And the top city for finding a software job is -- wait, DC? What?

Need a Job? Learn Linux

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The Linux Foundation today posted their first ever Linux Jobs Report, created in conjunction with tech job site Dice.com. The report examines the current demand for Linux talent, and identifies a few interesting trends. Of the 2,300 survey respondents, eight in ten said that hiring Linux talent is a priority...
Need a Job? Learn Linux
iPad: higher market share in China than the rest of the world
Twitch Has The Power To Make Or Destroy A Professional Gamer's Career

Austin’s revised incentive deal imposes hiring guidelines on Apple, goes to vote today

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The last time we reported on Apple’s ongoing negotiations with Austin officials to build a $304 million campus and bring over 3,600 new jobs to the city reports claimed Apple was growing frustrated with delays in approving incentives from local Travis County. Travis would be providing Apple with roughly $6.4...
Austin’s revised incentive deal imposes hiring guidelines on Apple, goes to vote today

Linux Jobs, Average Salary for Linux Skills - UK

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Linux Jobs, Average Salary for Linux Skills - UK
Why you shouldn’t listen to Peter Thiel about dropping out of college

Booting Up: Devs’ Dream Job Edition

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Solidoodle. (Photo by Ben Weitzenkorn) Eighty-eight percent of Dev Bootcamp's Ruby on Rails grads are going to startups with an average salary of $79,000 [Tech Crunch] Brooklyn-based Solidoodle's $500 3D printer gets a review [CNET] The rumored T-Mobile and Metro PCS merger makes little sense for either company [AllThingsD] Facebook's...
Booting Up: Devs’ Dream Job Edition

Can You Understand How Technology Works Without Understanding Code?

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There's an interesting debate that's broken out in the tech world, kicked off by tech/coding superstar Jeff Atwood arguing that people shouldn't learn to code. He was mostly responding to an announcement by NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg that he wanted to learn how to code: Jeff found this to be...
Can You Understand How Technology Works Without Understanding Code?
Want To Know How Much More You Could Earn? Adzuna Launches Free 'Market Insight' Tool For Jobseekers

19 Startups Showing Their Wares At TechCrunch Japan’s TokyoCamp Demo Event

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A total of 19 Japanese startups were given the chance to show their services at TokyoCamp, a demo event held by TechCrunch Japan (one of the country’s biggest blogs) this Friday. The event, which was co-organized by hosting company KDDI Web Communications, was a blast and attracted over 200...
19 Startups Showing Their Wares At TechCrunch Japan’s TokyoCamp Demo Event

News Corp's Times Hikes Digital Fee To Milk iPad Riches

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With Rupert Murdoch in London to launch the Sunday Sun whilst grasping News International’s crisis for a second time, News Corp is doubling its digital subscription fees for The Times and Sunday Times, to take more money from wealthy iPad owners. From March 1, The Times and Sunday Times’...
News Corp's Times Hikes Digital Fee To Milk iPad Riches

The top 10 cities, jobs and employers for computer science grads

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A sign outside Amazon’s HQ in Seattle shows the company’s appetite for new hires. Photo: Matt Shobe Earlier this year, we chronicled the career paths of 21 recent University of Washington computer science and engineering graduates, asking them about their future employers and what gets them excited about technology. They...
The top 10 cities, jobs and employers for computer science grads

Big Bank CEO Who Makes $23 Million Says Press Should Stop Focusing On Bank Compensation... Because Reporters Are Overpaid?

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JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, who made approximately $23 million last year, apparently doesn't like the press picking on the salaries at big banks like his. So, he's telling them that they're the ones who are overpaid. To be fair, the context is that he's mocking reporters for focusing on...
Big Bank CEO Who Makes $23 Million Says Press Should Stop Focusing On Bank Compensation... Because Reporters Are Overpaid?

How The Richest 400 People In America Got So Rich

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NOTE: Derek Thompson is an economics writer for the Atlantic. This post is syndicated with permission. You can follow Derek Thompson or The Atlantic on Twitter here. In 1992, the 400th richest person in America made $24 million. In 2007, the 400th richest person in America made $138 million (or...
How The Richest 400 People In America Got So Rich

Apple R&D Center Reportedly Confirmed for Shanghai

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BrightWire summarizes a report [Google translation] from Chinese financial news site yicai.com noting that the city of Shangahi has officially announced Apple will open a new facility including some research and development operations in the city this summer.- Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce has announced that Apple will open its...
Apple R&D Center Reportedly Confirmed for Shanghai
Apple buying land for $300M Texas expansion
Gasp! Thanks To These Startups, Teachers Are Making Money On The Web
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